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Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shiloh Baptist Church

 
 
Shiloh Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
1. Shiloh Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.
In commemoration
of the
Shiloh
Baptist Church

Emporia, Virginia

Shiloh was on of the
first Black churches founded
in Greensville County
It was founded in 1866
under the leadership of
Rev. Ephriam Royal

Shiloh moved to
its present location
615 Clay Street, Emporia, Virginia
September 1, 1968
under the leadership of
Rev. Millard E. Boone

 
Location. 36° 41.308′ N, 77° 32.412′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Battery Avenue east of South Main Street (U.S. 301). Touch for map. This marker is located in Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hicksford Raid Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Tarleton's Movements (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin D. Tillar, Jr. (about 600 feet away); Robert Hicks (about 700 feet away); Chaplain Thomas M. Bulla
Shiloh Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
2. Shiloh Baptist Church Marker
(about 800 feet away); Greensville County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hicksford Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2011
3. Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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